Qvidian Wins Gold Stevie® Award In 2014 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service℠

Sales Execution Software Awarded for Innovation in Sales Automation

CHELMSFORD, MA – February 28, 2014 - Qvidian, the innovator in sales execution solutions, today announced it was awarded a Gold Stevie® Award in the Sales Automation Solution category in the eighth annual Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service. This recognition is testimony to Qvidian’s Sales Execution solutions that are transforming how sales teams operate, making them more agile in order to shorten sales cycles, close more business, while increasing deal sizes.

The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top sales awards, contact center awards, and customer service awards. The Stevie Awards organizes several of the world’s leading business awards shows including the prestigious American Business AwardsSM and International Business AwardsSM.

Qvidian Sales Playbooks is a guided selling system that streamlines sales complexity into a repeatable process, and enables sales teams to quickly adapt to changes in the selling process by automatically updating guidance and resources as deals change and evolve. The Company’s innovative solution delivers the most relevant deal-specific resources and coaching for each step in the buying process, and increases sales adoption of existing tools and processes. With a deeply dynamic selling framework that delivers intelligent guidance, and selling content aligned to buyer stages and tailored to each unique selling situation, organizations are able to accelerate the ability for salespeople to close deals by replicating best practices across the entire organization.

“Qvidian is helping companies solve complex sales execution challenges while delivering significant and quantifiable results,” said Christopher Faust, Chief Marketing Officer at Qvidian. “Our customers are achieving 28 percent higher win rates, doubling deal sizes, shortening sales cycles, and creating selling documents and proposals 40 percent faster. We are honored that the Stevie Awards have recognized Qvidian’s innovation in Sales Execution software solutions and have named us a Gold winner in their prestigious sales and customer services awards.”

More than 1,500 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were evaluated in this year’s competition, an increase of 36% over 2013. Finalists were determined by the average scores of 129 worldwide professionals, acting as preliminary judges. Entries were considered in categories to recognize new products and services and solution providers. More than 260 executives around the world participated in the judging process for the 2014 awards, to determine the Finalists and then the Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award placements.

“Entries to the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service awards have almost doubled over the past few years,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “Not only have we seen a dramatic increase in the number of entries; but the judges have also seen a remarkable rise in the quality of the nominations submitted overall. We congratulate all of this year’s Stevie winners for their outstanding work.”

Details about the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service and the list of Stevie winners in all categories are available at www.StevieAwards.com/sales.

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About The Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in five programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. A sixth program, the German Stevie Awards, will debut later this year. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.

Sponsors and supporters of the eighth annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service include the BusinessTalkRadio Network, Competence Call Center, and ValueSelling Associates.

About Qvidian

Qvidian, established in 2003, is a solution provider of cloud-based RFP and proposal document automation software. Qvidian enables teams to easily and efficiently access, assemble, deliver, measure and manage sales documents. Qvidian’s innovative software and advisory services help organizations manage repeatable processes and workflows that enable them to deliver winning proposals. Qvidian has more than 1,100 global customers and 200,000 licensed users.